The Importance of a Piece of Paper

The Importance of a Piece of Paper In his first foray into short fiction, award winning poet and memoirist Jimmy Santiago Baca explores the territory where old world traditions meet new world ambitions, and characters try to make something of themselves, while keeping their souls intact In Matilda s Garden, an old farmer pines for his wife of fifty years who died in her sleep one night months before He is lured to the garden in the middle of the night by what he thinks is her presence, only to meet a gruesome fate In The Importance of a Piece of Paper, two siblings must face the brother who has betrayed them by selling his share of the family land, leaving an entire community vulnerable In The Three Sons of Julia, a long suffering mother whose one request is that all her sons come home for the fourth of July, watches her dream burst as two of her sons one a successful businessman and the other a hard drinking ex con nearly destroy her house, and each other Merging a refreshing innocence with a profound understanding of the world s brutality, The Importance of a Piece of Paper is a daring and arresting work that is at once fearless, tender, and inspiring. Download The Importance of a Piece of Paper – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • The Importance of a Piece of Paper
  • Jimmy Santiago Baca
  • English
  • 06 March 2017
  • 0802141811

10 thoughts on “The Importance of a Piece of Paper

  1. says:

    I was in a somewhat awkward position of greeting Jimmy at the airport on a recent visit to our campus, but he endured a series of flight cancellations and redirections, and I never had the honor to meet him However, we phoned and texted so much that I feel like he s my favorite uncle Someday we ll have a reunion, and toast to that crazy day in May when Mother Nature seemed so against us His memoir, A Place to Stand, will knock your socks off His teaching strategies, Stories from the Edge, ma I was in a somewhat awkward position of greeting Jimmy at the airport on a recent visit to our campus, but he endured a series of flight cancellations and redirections, and I never had the honor to meet him However, we phoned and texted so much that I feel like he s my favorite uncle Someday we ll have a reunion, and toast to that crazy day in May when Mo...

  2. says:

    i ve tried and tried and have never been able to finish a baca book i think i just ordered his new one too what the fuck is wrong with me its like i m hypnotized or something to buy his crap he followed her eyes like a crow staring intently at oval cherries on an uppermost branch etc

  3. says:

    As you can see with my Baca adds, I am a huge fan I was really disappointed in this book, I think the stories were a little forced and formulaic, not the feeling you get at all from his poetry Sorry Jimmy.

  4. says:

    I read this book in a book club of cross cultural readings I loved everything I read during this book club experience This was one of my favorites.

  5. says:

    He s an unconventional poet, but lines of pure truth lie everywhere on his pages like gold nuggets.

  6. says:

    With one exception, I found the stories in this collection to be deeply, deeply human The exception, Bull s Blood , leansin the direction of myth I very much enjoyed this book.

  7. says:

    It s a uneven collection I enjoyed itthan most books but some of the plots left something to be desired.

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